In this article, we will have explained the necessary steps to install and configure Adobe Flash Player on CentOS 8. Before continuing with this tutorial, make sure you are logged in as a user with
sudo privileges. All the commands in this tutorial should be run as a non-root user.
Adobe Flash Player is still an essential browser plug-in used to play audio, stream videos, and other multimedia content on Adobe Flash websites or platforms. It supports various web browsers such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Google Chrome. While HTML5, which is a more modern solution, is increasingly offered, there are still some websites that won’t work without Flash.
Install Adobe Flash Player on CentOS 8
Step 1. The first command will update the package lists to ensure you get the latest version and dependencies.
sudo dnf install epel-release sudo dnf makecache sudo dnf update
Step 2. Install Adobe Flash Player on the CentOS system.
Add Adobe YUM Repository to your CentOS 8:
sudo dnf install http://linuxdownload.adobe.com/adobe-release/adobe-release-x86_64-1.0-1.noarch.rpm
To install adobe flash player on your CentOS system you need to execute the following command:
sudo dnf install libcurl flash-plugin alsa-plugins-pulseaudio
Step 3. Verify Adobe Flash Player installation.
You will have to verify that Adobe Flash Player is already installed on the system. Enter Adobe in the search bar, see if it’s available on the CentOS desktop. If it is installed, you will see the icon of Adobe Flash Player. You can also verify that the Adobe Flash Player plugin is activated successfully on your browser. So, open the Firefox browser and type
about:plugins in the address bar.
That’s all you need to do to install Adobe Flash Player on CentOS 8. I hope you find this quick tip helpful. For further reading on Adobe Flash Player, please refer to their official knowledge base. If you have questions or suggestions, feel free to leave a comment below.